Workshop: Photoshop Elements: Working With Selections

Course ID - CTD0178-2           

Short Title: Photoshop Elements 2

 Audience     All Employees
Length of Workshop:        3 hours 
Prerequisite     Photoshop Elements Basics course

Learning how to select areas of an image is of primary importance when working with Adobe Photoshop Elements. You must first select what you want to affect. Once you've made a selection, only the area within a selection can be edited; areas outside the selection are protected form change.


As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Use the marquee, lasso, and magic wand tools to select parts of an image in various ways 
  • Reposition a selection marquee
  • Deselect a selection
  • Move and duplicate a selection
  • Constrain the movement of a selection
  • Adjust a selection with the arrow keys
  • Add to and subtract from selections
  • Rotate, scale, and transform a selection
  • Combine selection tools
  • Crop an image



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Registration information
Course ID: CTD0178-2  
Course Title: Photoshop Elements 2
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

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